Cheap flights from Minneapolis (MSP) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Minneapolis (MSP) to California

All the information you need to plan the best MSP to LAX flight in 2021: compare Minneapolis to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Minneapolis to California?

Users have found that booking a flight from Minneapolis to California at least 17 days early can save you up to 20% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 17 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Minneapolis to California for as little as $75 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $95 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Minneapolis to California?

Flights from Minneapolis to California lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Minneapolis to California in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $43.

Cheap flights from Minneapolis to California in June, July 2021

The best prices found for MSP to California flights for June, July
27 Jul - 4 Aug
$110pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
24 Jul - 27 Jul
$112pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
31 Jul - 2 Aug
$112pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Minneapolis to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Minneapolis found for this year
8 Sep - 8 Sep
$107pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
1 Sep - 11 Sep
$109pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
27 Jul - 4 Aug
$110pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Non-stop flights to California from Minneapolis

Save time with Minneapolis to California direct flight deals
23 Sep - 26 Sep
$114pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
13 Jul - 17 Jul
$115pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
24 Sep - 29 Sep
$116pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Last minute flights from Minneapolis to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Minneapolis, departing today and this week
28 Jun - 7 Jul
$117pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
28 Jun - 4 Jul
$122pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
26 Jun - 17 Jul
$123pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

One-way flights to California from Minneapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis to California
10:45 am - 12:37 pm
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
3h 52m
MSP - LAX
Sun Country Air
12:20 pm - 12:47 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
26h 27m
MSP - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$75
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Flight FAQs

From Minneapolis to California

Are flight prices decreasing from Minneapolis to California due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Minneapolis and California for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Minneapolis St Paul to California to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Minneapolis St Paul to California. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Minneapolis St Paul to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Sun Country Air, Delta, and Spirit Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Minneapolis to California?

For a flight from Minneapolis to California, you will be flying from Minneapolis St Paul. Minneapolis St Paul (MSP) is just 7.3 mi from the center of the city.

Can I find flights from Minneapolis to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis to California for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $107, but on average you can expect to pay $115.

Are there nonstop flights from Minneapolis to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Minneapolis to California under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Minneapolis to California is less than $123.

Are there last-minute flights available from Minneapolis to California for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Minneapolis to California within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Minneapolis to California?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Thursday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 963 users have taken a look at flights from Minneapolis St Paul to California.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Minneapolis to California?

Consider Major Airline, Endeavor Airlines or American Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Minneapolis to California.

What are the most popular routes from Minneapolis to California?

When deciding which route to take from Minneapolis to California consider Minneapolis St Paul - San Francisco, Minneapolis St Paul - Los Angeles or Minneapolis St Paul - San Diego as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest Flights from Minneapolis to California?

On average you can expect to pay $514 for a flight from Minneapolis to California. The cheapest flight overall is $55 while the most popular route, (Minneapolis St Paul - San Francisco) is currently priced at $171.

What are the most reliable airlines from Minneapolis to California?

Before booking your flight to California from Minneapolis, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: China Southern (94%), Delta (93%), KLM( 89%).

How long is the flight from Minneapolis to California?

For as low as $134, Sun Country Air can have you in California from Minneapolis in 3h 45m. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Minneapolis to California round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $107, was found to be the cheapest airline from Minneapolis to California.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Sun Country Air and Delta.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Minneapolis to California one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Minneapolis to California are Spirit Airlines ($52) and Sun Country Air ($56).

Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Minneapolis to California.
Flight duration
3h 42m

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Top 8 airlines flying from Minneapolis to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Minneapolis to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$85 $191 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$66 $217 No cancel fee 65%
Sun Country Air
$73 $220 No cancel fee 83%
United Airlines
$77 $263 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$88 $267 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$64 $268 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$118 $353 No cancel fee N/A
Southwest
$223 $410 No cancel fee 63%
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